Centre for Research in Young People's Texts and Cultures


Ann Marie Murnaghan

Research Associate

Contact: annmarie.murnaghan@gmail.com

Ann Marie Murnaghan


Ann Marie F. Murnaghan, PhD, is a Research Associate of CRYTC. She researches and teaches about nature in the city and children's geographies and is passionate about the role of the scholar in the community. Her recent work has begun to investigate the roles of museums in teaching natural history, and its relation to Canadian citizenship and ideas about race.

Degrees Received:

Ph.D., York University
MES, York University
B.Sc. (Honours), Queen's University

Recent Publications

Current Projects

  • How travelling films make national natures: Educational motion pictures in Ottawa, Winnipeg, and Vancouver, 1911-1940, research project
  • Researching the everyday educational experiences of young people in the para-public spaces of museums and libraries, research project with Dr. Naomi Hamer and Karen Sharkey
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